536 Chlamydia/Gonorrhea (CT/NG), Swab (Molecular)

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
GYN Fluid
  or
GYN Fluid
7 Days, Ambient Not Detected

Specimen Requirements

Preferred Specimen: GYN Fluid
Container: YourSwab (BD ESwab)
Temperature: Ambient
  or
Alternate Specimen: GYN Fluid
Container: APTIMA Unisex Swab
Temperature: Ambient

Method

Target Capture, TMA: Transcription-Mediated Amplification

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24hrs

Instructions/Notes

Endocervical (female ) or urethral (male) sample using Aptima Unisex Swab or BD ESwab (YourSwab)

Clinical Utility

To detect chlamydia and/or gonorrhea infection.

CPT Codes

87491, 87591

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